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Why did the institution of slavery develop in Africa?

a. Africa had too many people
b. Slaves were valued as goods to be sold and traded
c. European traders introduced slavery to West Africa
d. Africa had an excess of land and a shortage of labor

i know its not A . its either B or C..
please help

  • history -

    Slavery existed in Africa (and many other parts of the world) long before European traders arrived there.

  • history -

    then it must be B..?

  • history -

    Right.

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